spa: submontane health spa
climate: submontane climate, moderately stimulating
height: 380 m above sea level
postal code: 57-320 Polanica Zdrój
telephone area code: +48-74
Main treatment areas:
circulatory and digestive system diseases, rheumatic disorders.
Natural therapeutic resources:
mineral waters (0.09-0.27%) – bicarbonate-calcium oxalate waters.
bottling of Wielka Pieniawa therapeutic water.
Polanica Zdrój lies on the river Bystrzyca Dusznicka in the Kłodzka Valley. It has a gentle sub-mountain climate. The town's spa part, which lies on gently sloping hills, is surrounded by a beautiful park full of old trees and exotic shrubs. Polanica's history as a spa dates back to the 19th century. The Baths, the park with a pump-room, and the theatre were built at that time. The springs Wielka Pieniawa and Józef were drilled, and the still-existing spa house opened in 1906. The beautiful historical Wielka Pieniawa sanatorium stands right next to the park.
sanatoriums and spa hospitals with 1,107 beds.
pump-room, physiotherapy centre, spa health clinic.
Attractions and cultural events:
Polanice includes the Mieczysława Awiklińska Spa Theatre and a cinema. Music-lovers can enjoy concerts of chamber music at the band shell, and organ music concerts. Events include an International Chess Tournament, POL-8 Amateur Film Festival, International Spa and Tourism Trade Fair, and Polanica Days with their rich programme.
18th century Jesuit Manor, Artistic Glass Works, Mission Museum of the Order of the Sacred Heart.
Tourism and sports:
tourist routes to Błędne Skały, the Stołowe and Bystrzyckie mountains, and the rocky reserves of Szczeliniec; Topieliska nature reserve at the foot of Mt Zieleniec.